05, Jun 2013 - NJ Public Defender's Office appeals jail closing decision
MOUNT HOLLY — The New Jersey Office of the Public Defender filed an appeal Tuesday in its effort to halt the planned closing of the Gloucester County Jail in Woodbury.
04, Jun 2013 - Judge clears ways for county jail transfers
MOUNT HOLLY — The planned closing of the Gloucester County Jail in Woodbury can proceed next week, but a Superior Court judge denied a motion to dismiss the complaint of the New Jersey Public Defender
17, May 2013 - Letter: High officer pay prompted Gloucester County Jail closure
Lee Lucas writes that law-enforcement salaries are too high across New Jersey, leading to decisions like the jail shutdown.
14, May 2013 - Public defenders sue to halt closing of Gloucester County jail
New Jersey's public defenders are going to court to stop Gloucester County from closing its county jail and splitting its 250 to 350 inmates among four other county jails, including one in Newark.
10, Apr 2013 - Officials In Cumberland, Gloucester Counties Approve Jail Merger
Officials in southern New Jersey's Cumberland and Gloucester Counties have agreed to merge their jail systems despite protests from corrections officers.
10, Apr 2013 - Police Locate 1-Year-Old Girl Abducted From South Jersey Daycare
Police in Gloucester Township, New Jersey say they have located a 1-year-old girl who was abducted from a daycare Wednesday evening.
09, Apr 2013 - Public defenders oppose Glouco plan to outsource jail
A Gloucester County plan to outsource its adult male inmate population to other counties - making it the only county in New Jersey without its own jail - has come under fire from public defenders who say they can't possibly provide adequate representation to clients housed in jails an hour or more away.
17, Dec 2011 - New Jersey Teen Admits Fatally Stabbing Former Foster Dad - FOX News
CAMDEN, N.J.-- A 16-year-old boy has admitted to fatally stabbing his former foster father during a burglary at the man's southern New Jersey home this summer. Demetrius Minor of Gloucester Township faces a 30-year prison term as part of his ...